What is an eCommerce Website?

eCommerce websites are websites that sell products online through the Internet. Usually, the businesses that run these websites do not have a brick-and-mortar store for selling their wares. They offer their products on their website and conduct commercial transactions through the Internet. Some of the popular eCommerce systems that people use are Amazon, Shopify, Woocommerce, eBay and Magento. Businesses build websites using these eCommerce systems to reach customers through the Internet and sell their products online. VOVA, Coventry, has taken many companies to the digital business platform – the eCommerce. We specialise in building eCommerce websites that are custom designed, low-cost, easy to maintain, and SEO rich. eCommerce websites are an attractive choice especially for small businesses and startups that can save thousands in building their own business.

How are eCommerce websites different?

An eCommerce website needs to have certain features. It should have the option for online payment such as credit card, debit card or net banking. It also needs to have a shopping cart where customers can put their selected products for a possible future purchase. Due to the fact that financial transactions are made over these websites, a secure system of payment is vital. Usually, a 128-bit encryption with an SSL certificate offers sufficient security.

Fast loading web pages, good content, and well-placed images and information are basic ingredients of an eCommerce website. Additionally, an attractive design that allows potential customers to browse through the products/services easily is also important. Most eCommerce websites use tracking devices to understand user behavior so that they can provide an enhanced user experience. Some of the other additions that an eCommerce website can have are banners, advertisements, promotions, and their social media information. VOVA, Coventry provides a new online business with all these advantages and more that are crucial for an early success.

Who uses eCommerce websites?

Especially useful to small businesses and startups due to their cost-effectiveness and accessibility, doing business using an eCommerce website has gained popularity around the world. Independent artists, entrepreneurs, and big and small businesses can now reach millions of customers wherever they may be.

eCommerce Systems we Use

VOVA, in Coventry use various eCommerce systems to provide a suitable solution for your business. Here are some of the systems we use:

Shopify

An eCommerce company that offers a multi-channel sales platform for selling products online. Anybody can use Shopify to sell products. Through this service, you can create your online store in minutes with payment functionality, and everything else you need to start your own eCommerce business.

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WooCommerce

An eCommerce business that offers the most customisable eCommerce platform for WordPress, WooCommerce is a solution to businesses, web designers and developers. It provides customisable online stores that developers can use to create stores exactly how their clients want them to be.

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Magento

Like Shopify and WooCommerce, Magento is also a service offering “commerce without limits”. It is a flexible ecommerce platform that works perfectly on computers and mobile phones. Magento offers designs that are a perfect fit for your brand. As your business expands so does Magneto’s ability to handle it.

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Why have an eCommerce website for your business?

One of the greatest advantage of an eCommerce website is that it is not restricted by the barriers of geography or time. An eCommerce business is available to customers all over the world 24×7. That greatly increases the scope of a business. An eCommerce website can operate in different parts of a country or across continents without the need for creating a physical presence at every place in which business is being done.

Even if you already have a website, you can easily convert it into an eCommerce website. VOVA, Coventry offers a cost-effective way to build you a strong online presence. It is an affordable and simple way to take your business to the next level.